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Sr. PD Scientist / Health

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A fantastic opportunity is available for an enthusiastic Sr. PD Scientist to join our team in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
RB is the world’s leading consumer health and home/ hygiene company. We work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and keep giving people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, through our brands!
See more details in https://www.rb.com/
Purpose / Objective
Apply understanding of core food science principles and food processing technologies to specify reliable, compliant, cost effective formulations and processes for product innovation. Generate, organize, and analyze appropriate experimental data to support new product development and optimization of formulations.  Lead multiple projects and provide support to the team sharing knowledge and experiences and providing high quality results in a realistic timing.                                                                                                             Strategically lead technical teams organizing projects and focus on the alignment with the business teams.
Functions and responsibilities
  • Apply understanding of food systems and physical chemical properties of food materials to develop formulations for new products following MJN nutritional, medical, regulatory, and processing guidelines, as long as attending the legal requirements of the countries where the product will be implemented.
  • Responsibleof conducting pilot and plant scale (when applicable) to ensure that formulas deliver desired nutritional and sensory targets.  Partner with PE to ensure right processing paramters.
Support the adequate areas in the preparation of plant trial protocols and manufacturing documentation
  • Conduct shelf-life studies
  • Generate Raw Materials and finished product specifications 
  • Development of key relationships (networks) with external organizations and internal MJN teams to ensure collaboration and access to information for project execution
  • Apply relevant regulatory, food safety and GMP guidelines throughout formulation development to ensure compliance with regulatory, legal and safety requirements
  • Comply and supervise the compliance to laws, regulations and the MJN Standards of Business Conduct and Ethics in any MJN activity
  • Execute experiments and analyze appropriate experimental data to support new product development and optimization of formulations. The same is applicable to the Productivity and Supply Secure initiates and requires a close partnership with the Procurement area.
  • Represent product development in interactions and alignment with other functions, i.e. Nutrition Science, Regulatory Science, Engineering, Quality, Marketing, Finance, Procurement and Manufacturing.
Job Requirements:
  • M.S. in Food Science & Technology (or Pharma/Chemistry), Food Engineering (strongly preferred) or associated technical areas.  A B.S. in Food Science (or Pharma/Chemistry), Food Engineering is required
  • Strong knowledge of food chemistry, science and processing, particularly in dairy systems and cocoa products  (required)
  • Liquid processing (UHT, retort) knowledge and packaging experience desired
  • Expertise in nutritional product development and dry/liquid blending required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, MS Project and SAP
  • Proficiency in Spanish and English
  • Intermediate Portuguese Desired
Why RB?
  • Fast paced. Tired of having to jump though endless hoops to get things done? Not here. We move fast and deliver.
  • Growth. Frustrated by the lack of growth opportunities in your current company? Not here¡ RB takes pride in the development and continued growth of our employees through steady rotations and promotions.
  • Autonomy. RM empowers you to OWN what you do.
  • Iconic Global Brands. http://bit.ly/RBNABrands Take a look. You´ll be surprised at how many you already have in your home.
  • Feel good about the Company you work for! RB is committed to making the world a better place through betterrbusiness. http://bit.ly/rbsustainability
  • Passport Stamps. Does working internationally interest you? Perform well and Global doors can open for you at RB.
  • Work with smart people. We have a talented workforce that believes in sharing ideas to help each other, and the company succeed.
  • Competitive base salaries and bonuses.
In return, RB will offer you a very competitive salary with excellent benefits, a fast-paced working environment with incredible opportunities to develop yourself, and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organization.
Apply Now for a chance to really change the game!


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